On Friday, July 14, in the evening, in the kibbutz of the local Council of Megiddo, the snake bit the 48-year-old man.
Medics arrived on the scene the brigade «Magen David Adom» rendered first aid and took him to the hospital «And Emek», in the city of Afula. Doctors believe the victim is in a state of moderate severity.
Snakes in Israel are active almost all year round, except for a few winter months. Many of them are poisonous. When meeting with a snake is better to retreat, not try to chase and not to provoke the attack. If bitten you should immediately call the ambulance.
Experts also advise when possible, photograph the snake that bit the person, then the doctors could more precisely select the optimal method of treatment.